(December 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except October, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-09-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On Sale Date from the publication date reported to the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 22, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1968. Copyright number B474887. Copyright given to Olympia Publications, Inc., Marvel Comics Group.

Umbu the Unliving! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks
John Severin (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Ka-Zar; Umbu
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Umbu, the Unliving! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe (credited as Herby Trimpe)
Inks
John Severin (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Feature Logo
The Incredible Hulk!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Ka-Zar; Zabu; Umbu (introduction, villain, death); Swamp Men (villain)
Synopsis
Ka-Zar and the Hulk battle as the jungle lord tries to figure out a way to get him to turn back into Bruce Banner in time to stop an alien machine from destroying the earth using deadly weather patterns. Ka-Zar is captured and taken by the Swamp Men to be a human sacrifice for the giant creature known as Umbu. Hulk fights Umbu but transforms back into Banner thanks to a fortuitous gas attack. Banner races to stop the mysterious earth destroying machine with Umbu close on his tail and trying to stop him. Banner succeeds but is killed in achieving his victory.
Reprints
Keywords
radiation; Savage Land

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society membership kit / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Free! Giant Stallion Mural Full Color Masterpiece Free! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios art prints / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

World's Fastest Train (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Hobby Coin Co. Surprise Coin Packet / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Stamps; Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

H. H. Ward & Co., Inc. formula / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Green Skin’s Grab-Bag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Gary: In ish #105 of the Hulk, a fan wrote and suggested Hulk teaming up with Doc Strange.
Feature Logo
Green Skin's Grab-Bag

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Bruce Stanton, San Jose California; Peter Sanderson Jr, Milton Massachusetts; Anthony Picco, Staten Island New York; Chuck Hamilton, Jacksonville Florida; and Brad Clark, Rockford Illinois; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Creative Card Company Christmas cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Umbu the Unliving!
    The Hulk
  2. 1. ["Look what's happening to the handsome muscular men on Muscle Beach, California!"]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Umbu, the Unliving!
    The Hulk
  4. 3. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  5. 4. ["It's brand new!! Marvel's swingin' inflatable plastic pillows!"]
    Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society membership kit
  6. 5. Free! Giant Stallion Mural Full Color Masterpiece Free!
    Colonial Studios art prints
  7. 6. World's Fastest Train
    Cheerios
  8. 7. ["Collect coins... the hobby road to riches"]
    Hobby Coin Co. Surprise Coin Packet
  9. 8. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  10. 9. Shop by Mail
  11. 10. ["A plethora of pronouncements up for grabs!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. ["Must I lose my hair?"]
    H. H. Ward & Co., Inc. formula
  13. 12. ["Dear Stan and Gary: In ish #105 of the Hulk, a fan wrote and suggested Hulk teaming up with Doc Strange."]
    Green Skin’s Grab-Bag
  14. 13. ["More Marvel masterpieces..."]
    The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man
  15. 14. ["Good news for you who want to make extra money easily!"]
    Creative Card Company Christmas cards
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
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